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RocksInHead
RocksInHead
31 January 2012

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Timber stackers @2400mm high

Hi DCT Take a look at the Centor website http://www.centor.com.au with one word of warning.....their stuff aint cheap but it is darn…

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RocksInHead
Jan 31, 2012 10:14 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
27 January 2012

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Apartment Double Glaze? - Internals Dirty

Damn. I was afraid of that. Unfortunately the building is 10 years old, so I'm out of warranty. And yes, it is a high-rise. the apartment is on…

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ECOECO
Jan 27, 2012 11:05 am
ECOECO
sco77k
sco77k
24 January 2012

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Double glazing - old timber frame house

Thanks WindowFactory. I see you are in Sydney. What sort of cost am I looking at per m2 of double glazing? I am put off by people telling me it's going to cost $10k for…

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sco77k
Jan 24, 2012 11:02 am
sco77k
Patchie
Patchie
22 January 2012

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

Removing Window and replacing with blueboard?

hello, we took the full window out originally because we were going to make that section into a loo and replace it with a small window....... but now the section is going…

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Patchie
Jan 22, 2012 3:33 pm
Patchie
999k
999k
21 January 2012

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

Is this a fair price to paint interior steel window?

I have the same type crittall or steel casement windows in my home. The price seems pretty reasonable, the preparation for repainting it quite time consuming and dirty work.

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999k
Jan 21, 2012 6:18 pm
Nika25
Nika25
20 January 2012

internal doors with glass panel

internal doors with glass panel

Just wanted opinions...... We are thinking of having solid wood engineered internal doors with a full glass panel. These would be the…

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Nika25
Jan 20, 2012 1:40 pm
Nika25
Flybuy
Flybuy
15 January 2012

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Hanlon Windows Sydney

Love the product, their service including after sales is terrible as they won't provide the council required glazing certificate. Get your act together Hanlon, the windows…

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Flybuy
Jan 15, 2012 8:03 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
12 January 2012

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

Replacing sliding flyscreens using existing track??

BTW - the wheels can be adjusted on the ones you have, to make them harder to lift of the track. And you can get them re-meshed. Ed

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ECOECO
Jan 12, 2012 5:59 am
ECOECO
thespot
thespot
11 January 2012

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

Roller Blinds on Sliding Doors

I highly recommend panel glides as an option... Check them out... I think spotlight have started to sell them now too..

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thespot
Jan 11, 2012 2:37 pm
fredstar
fredstar
11 January 2012

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Where to buy sun blind and awning

Hi All, We need to purchase 2 sunblinds and a folding arm awning to provide shade for our north west facing windows and deck. Ive filled in the online quote form for…

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fredstar
Jan 11, 2012 6:19 am
KAN
KAN
9 January 2012

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Cost of plantation shutters for a door

Hi Just after a rough cost to install plantation shutters to a glass door (with wood frame) Size is 820 w x 2040 Link to door type

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KAN
Jan 09, 2012 5:50 am
silverstyne89
silverstyne89
9 January 2012

bi fold coverings

bi fold coverings

I have a 7 door bifold and have had a screen installed as part of the build. spectacularly expensive ...but we didnt see any other way of defeating the flies and mozzies.

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silverstyne89
Jan 09, 2012 12:36 am
edscl
edscl
8 January 2012

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

Help regarding Timberlook garage door and wallpaper hanging

I can't help you with the garage door, but $3000 sounds excessive have you thought about going with the same colour as your window frames or gutters and fascias? With the…

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edscl
Jan 08, 2012 12:31 am
edscl
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 January 2012

Tint film on double glazed?

Tint film on double glazed?

What if you had the inside of the outer pane tinted during manufacture? Would that stop most of the IR & UV from even entering the window? Are…

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ECOECO
Jan 06, 2012 2:19 pm
ECOECO
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Curtain Colour

Curtain Colour

try custom design curtains from sydney super shades. are you from sydney, australia? I think you can email or contact them for free @ sales@supershades.com.au. They will…

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 3:05 pm
trina_wilson
trina_wilson
3 January 2012

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Replacing fibreglass flyscreen with privacy aluminium mesh

Hi there! you can try visiting my home supplier thru this website. http://supershades.com.au/index.html They are located in Unit1 9 Powells Road Brookvale NSW 2100

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trina_wilson
Jan 03, 2012 2:53 pm
helkel
helkel
28 December 2011

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Newbie - replacing bay window and screens

Hi folks, I've just bought my first house and I am wondering what people's experience is with my 2 questions. 1. I have a brick townhouse. On the ground floor is a bay…

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helkel
Dec 28, 2011 12:51 pm
Nika25
Nika25
24 December 2011

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

Bathroom windows - exposed - best solution for privacy

We have similar situation - we have exposed windows in all 3 of our wet areas (bathroom, powder room, ensuite). Powder room and ensuite are in front of the house and…

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Nika25
Dec 24, 2011 8:15 am
Nika25
jmcbd
jmcbd
23 December 2011

awning window max opening width

awning window max opening width

Thank you Ed. You are great! Merry Christmas.

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jmcbd
Dec 23, 2011 8:44 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
8 December 2011

Tiny insect fly screen

Tiny insect fly screen

there are a LOT of the little suckers out here in the country !!! :lol: :lol:

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D200 Doug
Dec 08, 2011 10:46 pm
deb17
deb17
7 December 2011

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors

removing OH&S markings from sliding doors
1, 2

We just had all of our sliders replaced due to water damage, from being left on slab for to long. We asked for the decals to be put back on, if we hadn't of asked i'm…

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deb17
Dec 07, 2011 3:57 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
6 December 2011

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Problems with Trend double hung, wide style aluminium window

Hi there, We chose Trend double hung, wide style aluminium windows for our renovation some 9 years ago. The spring sliding mechanism in each…

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ECOECO
Dec 06, 2011 6:56 am
ECOECO
amgsl55
amgsl55
3 December 2011

My upstairs glass is cracked

My upstairs glass is cracked

Awesome design dude really fantastic and indeed able to implement these designs. Thanks for have such a nice post thanks…

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amgsl55
Dec 03, 2011 8:36 pm
kyton
kyton
1 December 2011

Bankers... :-)

Bankers... :-)

I just resigned from being one! But not because of the job LOL. Loved being a Bankie for 22yrs.

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kyton
Dec 01, 2011 1:14 pm
kyton
househelp28
househelp28
30 November 2011

Lintels

Lintels

Hi guys, just wondering if anyone knows the answer to this question. If i have a sliding door with openings of between 3370mm. and 4210mm, does this require an a 6mm or…

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househelp28
Nov 30, 2011 6:22 pm
spaceman347
spaceman347
29 November 2011

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Vantage SoundOUT windows?

Thanks Miloolimm, There hasn't been any mention of plastic clips or plugs. I'll get back onto them and see what they say. Good to hear that you got some decent results…

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spaceman347
Nov 29, 2011 11:40 am
baronx
baronx
28 November 2011

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

820mm door without architraves or 720mm with architraves?

You will only end up with about 15mm of arc on each side once you allow for the quirk. Not quite matching the rest of the house when the other…

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baronx
Nov 28, 2011 8:09 am
Trish
Trish
28 November 2011

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Old Leadlight Wiindows

Thanks all for your help. Hubby can actually do leadlight, he has made front doors etc in the past, however we are looking at all options as i…

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Trish
Nov 27, 2011 11:54 pm
Trish
Casa2
Casa2
27 November 2011

Warped External Door advice

Warped External Door advice

My garage door is white and has warped. I don't the colour is a contributing factor. In my case the garage door is unprotected, so it was always going to be a problem. All…

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Casa2
Nov 27, 2011 11:27 am
melbournevicau
melbournevicau
22 November 2011

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?

Aluminium bifolds or stacker doors?
1, 2

I'm looking for a bifold door where the material is made of plastic instead of glass for our alfresco area. any recommendation? Thanks.

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melbournevicau
Nov 22, 2011 8:35 pm
rosypaige
rosypaige
22 November 2011

Internal Bifold Doors

Internal Bifold Doors

Haha I was thinking the same Ed!

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rosypaige
Nov 22, 2011 10:33 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
20 November 2011

flow or air trhough windows

flow or air trhough windows

You might find this thread interesting... take into account that your windows have a greater opening than half height awnings... Ed viewtopic.php?f=23&t=51248

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ECOECO
Nov 20, 2011 7:30 pm
ECOECO
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sienna81
Nov 16, 2011 1:39 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
15 November 2011

Window Sizes - 300mm increments or 'brickwork dimensions'

Window Sizes - 300mm increments or 'brickwork dimensions'

Also it depends on whether you are having finished face brick or commons which are rendered after. The latter doesn't really matter whether you…

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ECOECO
Nov 15, 2011 6:43 pm
ECOECO
batch_0695
batch_0695
14 November 2011

uPVC Window Supplier

uPVC Window Supplier
1, 2

I'm in Wollongong and wondering if any one knows a reputable window company down here? Also what ball park price would I be looking at for a window that is 1.5m x 2.7m? Thanks

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batch_0695
Nov 14, 2011 7:10 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 November 2011

Question about double doors

Question about double doors

Hi, Popped by to check out the place under construction and noticed that the front entrance double doors have been installed. What I find weird is…

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ECOECO
Nov 14, 2011 10:51 am
ECOECO

i thought i had best chuck a link…

Guest
Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
ecoMaster
ecoMaster
9 November 2011

Double Glazing a corner window

Double Glazing a corner window

One possibility is to use regular single glazing and then secondary glaze. ecoGlaze secondary glazing looks really good in this situation and performs like good quality…

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ecoMaster
Nov 09, 2011 8:48 am
ecoMaster
stuey0608
stuey0608
8 November 2011

Door sits out of square

Door sits out of square

Hi All, I have just had an independant inspector go through my house before PCI. He has noted that my garage door (to back yard) sits out of square in opening. To fix…

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stuey0608
Nov 08, 2011 9:56 pm
stuey0608
Aesthetic Blinds
Aesthetic Blinds
6 November 2011

WHITE BLINDS

WHITE BLINDS

It definately depends on the material! There are plenty of quality blind fabrics that have a Teflon coating or similar which will protect them and…

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Aesthetic Blinds
Nov 06, 2011 6:37 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
3 November 2011

Fixing windows to house frame - what's the standard?

Fixing windows to house frame - what's the standard?

Hi Not much is mandatory in building until someone is hurt or it fails. The standard work practice is to pack…

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ECOECO
Nov 03, 2011 5:09 pm
ECOECO
EssG
EssG
1 November 2011

Internal Louver Stacker Doors

Internal Louver Stacker Doors

Have seen internal Louvered stacker doors that separate a ENS from the Master Bed room and was wondering if anyone know where you can buy them? Cheers Ess G

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EssG
Nov 01, 2011 4:13 pm
AE86
AE86
31 October 2011

Shawl Creations / Curtains Galore melbourne ..any dealings?

Shawl Creations / Curtains Galore melbourne ..any dealings?

Just found this site today and how fantastic it is! anyhow ... Has anyone had any dealings with Shawl Creations in Campbellfield ,Melbourne? We went in and had a look at…

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AE86
Oct 31, 2011 9:25 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 October 2011

bi-fold window for servery

bi-fold window for servery

There's not enough room for mini french windows... I'm interested in this idea for a window opening upwards though... how did that…

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ECOECO
Oct 29, 2011 7:33 am
ECOECO
chrisandkate
chrisandkate
28 October 2011

Flexiscreens?

Flexiscreens?

A problem I have found with that type of screen is if you have outward opening windows (not including awnings with a winder) you have to peel back the screen, then open…

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chrisandkate
Oct 28, 2011 12:43 pm

Thanks for your help everyone - we ended up going for tinting as it seemed like the best option - it's fairly dark and may take a bit getting used to ! got a better price…

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Zarli
Oct 26, 2011 6:52 pm
Zarli


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